Public skies: telescopes and the popularization of astronomy in the twentieth century. Although the growth of popular astronomy magazines, public planetaria, and the popularity of science fiction contributed to the popularization of astronomy, I contend that the greatest growth in amateur astronomy coincides more with the availability of inexpensive telescopes. Circa , the average purchaser of an amateur-grade astronomical telescope was a wealthy doctor, lawyer, or the like. A series of articles appeared in Scientific American in providing detailed instructions on making Newtonian reflecting telescopes. The resulting home-made telescopes were effective instruments, but cost a fraction the price of a commercial telescope of similar size. Modern war requires all kinds of optical instruments, and the government was eager to find skilled workers to produce them.
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Chantelle Cameron born 14 May is a British professional boxer. She is a two-weight world champion, having held the WBC female light-welterweight title since October and the IBO female lightweight title from to As an amateur , she won a silver medal in the light-welterweight division at the EU Championships in Keszthely , Hungary, and a bronze in the lightweight division at the EU Championships in Katowice , Poland, losing to Ireland's Katie Taylor in the semi-finals. As of October , she is ranked as the world's best active female light-welterweight by BoxRec  and third by The Ring , as well as the third best active female lightweight by The Ring.